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Holiday Events from Dec 20th to 31st

Saturday, December 20

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PERTH AMBOY – St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church located at 404 Division St., Perth Amboy is having a Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 20th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Gourmet items are handmade – also ethnic baked goods!

Children’s Holiday Party at Sewaren Public Library

SEWAREN –  There will be a Children’s Holiday Party as the Sewaren Free Public Library, 546 West Ave., Sewaren. Saturday, December 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Special Guest Appearance by Elsa from “Frozen,” and Santa Claus! Come and enjoy a story, snack and craft. Registration required – Please call 732-634-7571.

Toys For Tots

EDISON – The United States Marine Corps Reserve will be collecting New Unwrapped toys for its Toys For Tots Program every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 28 to December 22, 2014 in the Menlo Park Mall, Edison located by Santa Court of the Nordstrom Wing. Cash Donations are also accepted. For more information call Eddy Androvich Sr. 908-565-1339. “Every Child Deserves a Little Christmas.”

Jeremiah’s Refuge Looking for Holiday Donations

PERTH AMBOY – Jeremiah’s Refuge: An Emergency Shelter for Homeless Men has a Wish List for the holidays. The following items are needed: Bath Towels, Wash Cloths, Personal Hygiene Items: toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash (alcohol free), bar soap, soap dishes, disposable razors, shaving cream, combs; handkerchiefs; winter hats, gloves, scarves, shower shoes/flip-flops – assorted sizes; men’s sweatshirts – assorted sizes; men’s sweatpants – assorted sizes; white socks; thermal lunchbags; men’s bathrobes – one size fits all; duffle bags; men’s new underwear – assorted sizes; hand warmers. Please contact the Salvation Army, 433 State St., Perth Amboy, NJ 08861; Lt. Alex Rodriquez, Commanding Officer – 732-826-7040.

Sunday, December 21

Breakfast With Santa

SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy Knights of Columbus Council 426 will hold their annual Breakfast with Santa Sunday December 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon at the Council Home, 308 Fourth St. South Amboy. Bring your camera for photos with Santa Claus. Cost is $7 Adults, $3 Children 2-12 under 2 are free. For more information please call 732-721-2025.

Christmas at The Cathedral

PERTH AMBOY – Christmas is a special time at The Cathedral and Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr., Lead Pastor and the Cathedral International family want you to plan now to attend the following service:

• Sunday, December 21, 11AM Worship Service, Annual Christmas Toy Give-A-Way (following the service)  We are now accepting donations of toys, hats, gloves and scarves. You can also make a monetary donation. To make a donation, please contact our Missionary Ministry at 732-826-5293.

There is no fee to attend. Services held at The Cathedral, 277 Madison Ave., Perth Amboy, NJ 08861. Why not bring the entire family to The Cathedral during this special time of the year! Visit our website atwww.cathedralinternational.org for more information.

Monday, December 22

Jewelry Sale

PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Perth Amboy Auxiliary is sponsoring a Reese Jewelry and ‘In the Bag’ sale Monday, December 22, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Perth Amboy location, 357 New Brunswick Ave., Raritan Rooms C&D.  Proceeds benefit Raritan Bay Medical Center. A great selection of jewelry, handbags and more will be for sale.

Wednesday, December 24

Christmas at The Cathedral

PERTH AMBOY – Christmas is a special time at The Cathedral and Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr., Lead Pastor and the Cathedral International family want you to plan now to attend the following service:

• Wednesday, December 24, 5pm, Attend the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.  Mark your calendars now for a wonderful evening with family and friends at The Cathedral. Bishop Hilliard celebrated 31 years of pastoring in November and for each of those years he has set a beautiful tradition of gathering the children around his chair and speaking into their lives. It’s a beautiful display of lighting candles with family and friends on Christmas Eve.

There is no fee to attend.Services held at The Cathedral, 277 Madison Ave., Perth Amboy, NJ 08861. Why not bring the entire family to The Cathedral during this special time of the year! Visit our website atwww.cathedralinternational.org for more information.

Wednesday, December 24

Christmas Friendship Dinner

WOODBRIDGE – Thursday, December 25 there will be a Christmas Friendship Dinner from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 436 Port Reading Ave., Port Reading. 732-634-1403.

Wednesday, December 31

New Year’s Eve Party

SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy Elks No. 784 will be hosting their annual New Year’s Eve Party on December 31st from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the lodge located at 601 Washington Ave., South Amboy. Tickets are $50.00 per person which includes:  D.J., Hot and Cold Buffet and Champagne Toast. To reserve call 732-718-3125  by Dec, 24th.

 

 

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MON. Jan 22
• City Council, Caucus,
4:30 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

WED. Jan 24
• City Council, Regular,
7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

THURS. Jan 25
• Historic Preservation Commission
7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

MON. Jan 29
• Special Public Meeting, RE: Discussion of Rezoning Ordinance
6 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

 

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WED. Jan. 31
• City Council, Regular,
7 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

WED. Feb. 7
• City Council, Business,
6 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

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